Inconvenient Skin wins CODE Burt Award for 2020

Congratulations to Shane L. Koyczan, to Solomon Ratt, and to Theytus Books!

Inconvenient-Skin : nayêhtawan-wasakay has won the first ever CODE Burt Award in the Indigenous Language category for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Young Adult Literature, and we are thrilled to see it recognized.

Kimamihcihinân!

Find video of the whole Zoom event here – learn more about all the award winners, and also about CODE’s world-wide work in support of literacy.

Click here to listen to Toronto’s Elmnt FM podcast via Sound Cloud:
https://soundcloud.com/elmntfm/mot-ingrid-veninger-with-jennifer-podemski-burt-awards-mar-29-2021

Richard van Camp, whose Mocassin Square Gardens won the English Language category said:

The CODE Burt Award, to me, is a superb example of witnessing and supporting and celebrating the reclaiming happening now in Indigenous communities through literature. I am so grateful for all of the great work CODE is doing for the authors, publishers and communities — who are writing and publishing in Indigenous languages –  it is affirming.”   

Click to order from Theytus or check your local bookseller.

About Arden Ogg

Arden Ogg is Director of the Cree Literacy Network, launched in 2010 with the goal of creating Cree language literacy materials suitable for use by learners of all ages.
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